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Six-month moratorium on new pot businesses continued

No new marijuana businesses will be permitted in Klickitat County’s unincorporated areas until a six-month moratorium lapses or is called off by county commissioners.

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Local fire agencies go all in on regional FEMA grant

Multiple Klickitat County fire departments and districts have submitted a joint application to the Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) to obtain a grant that would supply firefighters with new equipment.

WSCC revokes Dock Grade residence’s water charge waiver

A unanimous White Salmon City Council last Wednesday voted down a motion to continue a water charge waiver for a residence at 182 S Dock Grade Rd. that has been the subject of much discussion since it became an issue again last summer.

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Filling in of hole near Feast Market delayed

Cold weather and ongoing litigation have delayed the filling of a hole next to an organic market and deli in downtown White Salmon.

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Break-in at Dallesport Airport results in arrest

One person was arrested following a particularly destructive burglary of the Columbia Gorge Regional Airport last Friday.

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Call to readers: Show us your spirit of giving!

Jackson Porter, 8, of Bingen, is in the spirit of giving this holiday season and we want to hear about yours, too.

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White Salmon Schools prepare for new state assessments

This spring, many students in the White Salmon Valley School District will take a new standardized test meant to align with the Common Core State Standards and the Next Generation Science Standards.

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Clark College campus looking to refine CADD offerings

As the first quarter wraps up at the Bingen campus of Clark College, its CADD program is taking shape and is set to evolve based on student and community needs.

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Snowy roads make for treacherous driving conditions throughout area

Roads throughout the county, including Spring Street in White Salmon where this truck slid partially over an embankment, were extremely slippery throughout the day last Thursday and prompted the closing of most Gorge area schools.

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Controversial hole at downtown business to be filled soon

The gigantic hole that has plagued an organic market and deli in the downtown White Salmon area will be filled while litigation continues between former and current property owners regarding soil contamination.

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New Insitu CEO Hartman ushers in ScanEagle 2

As the Insitu Group’s new leader, Ryan Hartman sees his company as coming full circle.

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WSDOT letter puts city plans for Park and Ride in doubt

There likely will be no commercial development within the Heritage Plaza Park and Ride facility in lower White Salmon, next to State Route 14.

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Fire destroys two structures near Broughton Mill

A fire completely destroyed two buildings near the old Broughton Mill in Skamania County Wednesday afternoon.

Body found at popular Skamania Co. windsurfing site

The body of Jennifer Gouvea, 38, of Portland, was found on Nov. 8 around 3 pm at the Swell City windsurfing site east of Stevenson, according to a press release by the Skamania County Sheriff’s Office.

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Updated 11/6: Songer winning race for sheriff; Hoctor, Johnson, levy losing

Months — and in one case more than a year — of campaigning for candidates seeking elective public offices came to a head Tuesday night, as the 2014 General Election ballots of thousands of Klickitat County residents were tabulated by the Auditor’s Office.

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